Who should apply?
Current 8th grade students who enjoy STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math), making connections across content areas, and are project-oriented. Interested learners should also embody the attributes outlined in the Learner Profile.
Only current 8th grade students residing within PISD boundaries are eligible to apply.
Selection Process and Important Dates
Applications for school year 2021-2022 will be available at 9:00 AM on November 20th, 2020 and must be completed and submitted by 9:00 PM on Wednesday, December 16th, 2020. You will receive a confirmation screen (or email) after application submission. The online application will be available here and on the PISD website as well.
Applicants will be notified of the results of the admission process by January 8th, 2021 sometime after 3:30 PM. Requests for early decisions cannot be honored.
When applicants have been informed that they have been offered admission to the Academy, they will be required to submit an online Academy Commitment Letter to secure their admission by January 15th, 2021.